On Sunday, “60 Minutes” aired a report on the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Was it on the Copts in Egypt? The destruction of Christian communities in Arab lands? Syrian Christians living in Bashar al-Assad’s slaughterhouse? Oh no. This was about Israel. As host Bob Simon put it, with only about 11,000 Christians left, “Religious leaders are afraid Jerusalem could become a museum, a spiritual theme park, a great place for tourists and pilgrims, but not for the Arab Christians whose roots date back to the church’s very beginnings.
Sometimes good policy and good politics coincide. There is no better example of the intersection of the two than the plight of Christians in Arab countries. Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren writes: “Their share of the reg... Read Post
Pastor John Hagee and Gary Bauer fill in the blanks on “60 Minutes’” revisionism about Israel and Christians. “Israel is the only country in the Middle East in which the Christian population is growing — and it is doing so at a fant... Read Post